Singer and songwriter Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born on April 24, 1982 in Burleson, Texas. Kelly was a good and obedient child. She graduated from Burleson High School; by the way she sang in the school choir. Then a beautiful teen moved to Los Angeles to look for a job as a singer. First time she worked as a waitress but a year later she appeared on some television programs and eventually got a job she had been dreaming of. She worked as a vocalist with Gerry Goffin who was treated as a professional song writer. But their partnership wasn't successful. Regrettably she had to get back to Texas. In 2002 Kelly decided to take part in a new show 'American Idol'. Amazingly but Kelly was one of 11, 000 contestants. Due to her talents and ambitions she won and got official prize $ 1 000 000! Since that time she has been a super pop singer who is offered many contracts. Her first single album got on the top on the Billboard charts. A year later she released 'Thankful' album which had become a real hit. In 2004 millions of her fans enjoyed her 'Breakaway' album. In 2005 Kelly Clarkson got two Grammy Awards and was named 'Best Vocalist'.